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Volume 6, Issue 1
Jakob Vestergaard and Robert H. Wade
Article first published online: 27 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1758-5899.12178
Western governments are allowing their drive to retain post-Second World War power positions to obscure the bigger issues at stake.
Article first published online: 21 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1758-5899.12160
It is one thing to hold Members of the WTO accountable for their specific commitments; it is something else to hold the WTO as a putative collective entity accountable for what it ought to have done in terms of its apparent general aspirations.
Article first published online: 29 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1758-5899.12143
It is also important to address a clear and audacious regulation of tax havens.
Article first published online: 11 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1758-5899.12170
New pressures and dynamics resulting from the global financial crisis may push national and regional players to seek greater autonomy but this must still be reconciled with the reality of rising global financial integration and interdependence.
Oscar Widerberg and Philipp Pattberg
Article first published online: 7 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1758-5899.12184
The scientific community should undertake a comprehensive review of the lessons learned from previous partnership experiences and other alternative governance arrangements to avoid preventable mistakes.
Article first published online: 16 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1758-5899.12186
There is a small window of opportunity for the US to stop the automation of killing-yielding warfare before mass proliferation occurs. Autonomous weapons will spread not only to other states but also to hostile non-state actors, or tyrants. If drone proliferation serves as a gage of how proliferation of fully autonomous weapons will proliferate, then there is great cause for worry.
Martin Calisto Friant and John Langmore
Article first published online: 16 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1758-5899.12187
Indeed, the rights to economic, energy and food sovereignty, to a healthy environment and to water, represent milestones from which to base international policy making.
David Le Blanc and Jean-Marc Coicaud
Article first published online: 1 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1758-5899.12185
In exploiting big data, international organisations (IOs) are dependent on partnerships with private companies that own the data. There are concerns that disparity in financial resources and commitment between IOs and the private sector may not play in favor of IOs.
Article first published online: 12 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1758-5899.12168
By connecting information from these different elements of the UN system, secretariat staff, although largely confined to contacts within the system, is in a favourable position to generate ideas.
Article first published online: 12 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1758-5899.12169
To perceive Chinese-Western countries’ relations in the developing world through a zero-sum-game prism is one-sided. As their relations become increasingly interdependent, China and Western countries also have a strong motive to cooperate in the developing world.
Article first published online: 1 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1758-5899.12189
Thus, in a conflict where Syrians are dying from multiple causes and because of multiple parties, the highly criticised Obama question of ‘Why Syria? Why not Congo?’ could be transformed into: Why the Syrian regime? Why not the Jihadists, warlords, regional powers, etc?